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  • White House official says Green Card holders won’t be barred

    Date: 2017-01-29 20:58:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:97 - ID:6426437

    NEW YORK, Jan 29 (MENA) - A top White House official appeared to reverse a key part of President Trump’s immigration order on Sunday, saying that people from the affected countries who hold green cards will not be prevented from returning to the ....

  • Merkel attacks Trump for ban on some Muslim immigration

    Date: 2017-01-29 15:12:34 GMT - Germany - World - SN:72 - ID:6425005

    BERLIN, Jan 29 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticized US President Donald Trump's ban on some Muslim immigration, saying it is "not justified to put people from a specific background or faith under general suspicion" to combat ....

  • Jeremy Corbyn calls for Donald Trump to be banned from UK visit until Muslim country travel ban is lifted

    Date: 2017-01-29 14:54:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:6424761

    LONDON, Jan 29 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump should be blocked from making his planned state visit to the UK as long as his "Muslim ban" policy remains in place, Jeremy Corbyn has said, according to The Independent. The Labour leader said ....

  • German FM says Berlin accepting thousands of refugees in 2015 wrong

    Date: 2017-01-29 13:27:54 GMT - Germany - World - SN:54 - ID:6424325

    BERLIN, Jan 29 (MENA) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said the country's refugee policy in 2015, allowing hundreds of thousands of refugees to enter Germany, was wrong, Russia Today TV channel reported on Sunday. In an interview with ....

  • Trudeau says Canada welcomes refugees

    Date: 2017-01-29 13:02:42 GMT - Canada - World - SN:48 - ID:6423853

    OTTAWA, Jan 29 (MENA) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has taken a stand on social media against the temporary US ban on refugees and immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, the BBC reported on Sunday. Mr Trudeau underscored his ....

  • Trump defends immigrants ban decision

    Date: 2017-01-29 09:35:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:6422281

    WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump defended his executive order to ban immigrants from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the country, saying "it is not a Muslim ban", Al Hurra satellite channel reported Sunday. "It's ....

  • Trump, Putin use 1st formal phone call to seek better ties

    Date: 2017-01-29 09:19:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:6422169

    WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged cooperation in fighting Daesh, the two sides said, as the pair seek to reverse tension after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, its support for Syria, and ....

  • Abe, Trump agree to hold summit on Feb. 10

    Date: 2017-01-29 08:46:52 GMT - Japan - World - SN:10 - ID:6421825

    TOKYO, Jan 29 (MENA) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump agreed during a telephone conversation Saturday to hold face-to-face talks on Feb. 10 and affirmed the importance of bilateral ties, Kyodo News quoted the ....

  • Trump, Putin make counter-terror top priority in first call

    Date: 2017-01-29 06:03:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:6421629

    MOSCOW, Jan 29 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump held a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the first official call between the two leaders since Trump took office. The Kremlin said both sides had agreed to make fighting ....

  • Boat with 31 mostly Chinese tourists missing in Malaysia

    Date: 2017-01-29 05:52:26 GMT - China - World - SN:6 - ID:6421589

    BEIJING, Jan 29 (MENA) - Chinese state media said a boat carrying 31 people, including more than 20 Chinese tourists, is missing after sailing out from an eastern Malaysian city. Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said the boat lost contact ....

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